Hazard Community and Technical College

  • As one of 16 institutions in the Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS), Hazard Community and Technical College is part of the most exciting reform of higher education in the Commonwealth. KCTCS is the system that provides citizens of the state with access to affordable, quality postsecondary education and training.

School Highlights

Hazard Community and Technical College serves 3,245 students (32% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the state community college average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 22%.

Top Rankings

Hazard Community and Technical College ranks among the top 20% of community colleges in Kentucky for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 235 teachers has grown by 5% over five years.
Hazard Community and Technical College(KY) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High NontraditionalAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Traditional
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty235 staff228 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Hazard Community and Technical College has declined by 6% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 29:1 over five years.
The Hazard Community and Technical College diversity score of 0.08 is less than the state average of 0.38. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment3,245 students3,458 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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# Full-Time Students1,051 students1,264 students
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# Part-Time Students2,194 students2,194 students
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% Hispanic
1%
5%
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% Black
1%
9%
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% White
96%
78%
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% Two or more races
1%
3%
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% Unknown races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score0.080.38
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College Completion Rate
35%
35%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$27,100$29,400
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $3,624 is less than the state average of $3,629. The in-state tuition has declined by 7% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $12,456 is more than the state average of $12,449. The out-state tuition has declined by 6% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$3,624$3,629
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Out-State Tuition Fees$12,456$12,449
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Tuition NotesIn State Tuition Rat
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid99%98%
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Median Debt for Graduates$9,218$12,168
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Median Debt for Dropouts$5,500$6,250
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Source: 2020 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • As a community and technical college, we exist to meet the educational, social and cultural needs of the citizens of the Kentucky River Valley of Eastern Kentucky. Hazard Community and Technical College is a multi-campus college offering unique opportunities at each campus. Our Hazard Campus houses the First Federal Center, The Clemons Center, and the UK Center for Rural Health Bailey-Stumbo building to house our many allied health programs. The Challenger Learning Center of Kentucky, located at the Hazard Campus, provides a special learning center for area children. Our Technical Campus offers training programs in everything from Auto Mechanics to Electronics to Welding. The Lees College Campus in Jackson offers a full residential life experience through residence hall living. Our Knott County Branch provides improved access to postsecondary education and training to citizens of that part of the region as well as our newest site in Hyden in Leslie County-the Leslie County Center. Kentucky Community and Technical College System comprises 16 colleges with over 65 campuses and other locations open or under construction. KCTCS colleges change lives by providing accessible and affordable education and training through academic and technical associate degrees; diploma and certificate programs in occupational fields; pre-baccalaureate education; adult, continuing and developmental education; customized training for business and industry; and distance learning.

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Hazard Community and Technical College is Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College (24.7 miles away).
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Did You Know?
For Kentucky public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,629 per year for in-state students and $12,449 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,328 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Kentucky community colleges have a diversity score of 0.38, which is lower than the national average of 0.71. The most diverse community college in Kentucky is Ross College-Hopkinsville. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.